Webinar: Invasive Plants in Illinois Woodlands

  • 05/21/2012
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Internet
Want to know how best to protect your woodlands from the worst plant invaders?  Want to know how to get rid of them if you have them? 
  1. identify them
  2. learn their lifecycle which gives clues to
  3. attack them and stop their spread

This webinar will help you do these three things.

This one hour program will cover the common species invading forestlands in Illinois, including garlic mustard, bush honeysuckle, autumn olive, multiflora rose, Japanese honeysuckle, Japanese stiltgrass, Oriental bittersweet, and common buckthorn.  Also, management techniques, planning, specific control recommendations, as well as tips for preventing the spread of invasive plants will be addressed.

The presenter is Chris Evans, Coordinator of the River-to-River Cooperative Weed Management Area, a partnership between 12 federal and state agencies, organizations, and universities aimed at coordinating efforts and programs for addressing the threat of invasive plants in eleven southern Illinois counties.

This is the first hour of a two-part program on invasive plants and pests threatening Illinois forests.  This first hour will deal with the invasive plants.  A second one-hour program will cover invasive insect pests on May 22nd. 

Participants on a PC must be using
Windows 7, Vista, XP, or 2003Server.
Participants on a MacIntosh must be using
OS X 10.5 or later.

To register for this no-charge webinar, CLICK HERE.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Sponsors for this program are the Illinois Forestry Association, the River to River Cooperative Weed Management Area, and the Morton Arboretum.
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